All forms of church government were regarded by him as subservient to the true purposes of religion.
awkward interruption of that happy arrangement which made men subservient to flattery and money.
Josh wants to wear the pants, but he doesn't have much respect for a subservient woman.
But even this subservient and cautious House sometimes asserted itself: and on one occasion its vicepresident Doctor Magdic proclaimed " the nation's constant desire for unification in a single and independent political body."
Being subservient is taking a backward step for women.